Study Abroad in Italy, Sicily Archaeology courses
Sicily is home to some of the most intact archeological sites in the world including four UNESCO World Heritage sites: Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, the Roman Villa in Piazza Armerina, the baroque town of Noto, the ancient Greek and Roman theaters in Syracuse and the necropolis of Pantalica. Archaeology: methodologies discoveries in eastern Sicily is an introductory course with no prerequisite. The archaeological evolution of pottery from prehistory to Greek colonization requires previous study in the area of archaeology.
ARCH 301 Archaeology: Methodologies and Discoveries in Eastern Sicily
Sicily offers an abundance of archeological treasures. This course explores the ancient civilizations of Sicily and the treasures each left behind. The course is designed to introduce students to terminology, methods, excavation techniques and the basic knowledge of site preparation and study. Visits to archeological sites enhance study. No previous study is required.
ARCH 501 The Archelogical Evolution of Pottery from Prehistory to Greek Colonization
This advanced course explores in depth the unique role of pottery in the ancient civilizations of Sicily. Prerequisite: previous introductory level course in archeology.